Rutgers Soccer 1996


Before the start of the season, Rutgers was ranked #21 nationwide in the USA Today Coach's poll. In preseason exhibition matches the Scarlet Knights defeated #1 Virginia 1-0 and Lehigh 3-1. Click here to read about this year's soccer team. NOTE Rutgers Men's Soccer was ranked 4th in the nation in a recent Coaches' Poll -- falling to 5th after the loss to Washington.



Sep  1	West Virginia		W 4-1
Sep  3	Fairleigh Dickinson	W 4-0
Sep  7  at Syracuse		W 2-1 OT 
Sep 14  at Georgetown		W 4-1
Sep 17  Lafayette		7:30 -> rained out, see Nov 5
Sep 20  at Providence		T 2-2
Sep 22  at Boston College	W 3-1
Sep 27  at Washington		L 1-2
Sep 29  vs #3 Portland		W 3-2

Oct  4	UNLV			W 1-0
Oct  6 	vs #19 Fresno State	W 2-1 O.T.
Oct  9	at Seton Hall		L 2-3
Oct 12	U. Conn.		W 1-0
Oct 18	Notre Dame		W 1-0
Oct 20	Pittsburgh		L 0-1
Oct 27	at Villanova		L 1-4   :-(  where's Steve Widdowson?
Oct 30	at #25 Princeton	T 2-2        ah, he's back...

Nov  2	#13 St John's		L 1-2 O.T.
Nov  5  Lafayette		W 3-1
Nov  9  Syracuse                W 2-1 O.T. (Big East Qtr Finals)
Nov 16  St. John's (tourn)	W 4-3 O.T. and Shootout
Nov 17	Notre Dame		L 0-1	Notre Dame Big East Champs
Nov 23	Cornell			W 2-1 Double O.T. sudden death
                                      (a -very- exciting game)
Dec  1  Florida Int'l		L 0-2 End of season...